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Election 2020

The latest coverage from MarketWatch on the 2020 United States presidential election.

‘Clueless’ investors just keep driving this ‘stupidly bullish’ stock market higher, CNBC’s Jim Cramer says

The “Mad Money” host says, ‘Never underestimate the power of enthusiastic buyers who do not know what they’re doing.”

Stocks push higher, fresh records in sight, as earnings and service-sector data surprise to the upside

U.S. stocks rise Wednesday as corporate earnings results surprised to the upside and rosy service-sector data outweighed a disappointing jobs ...

‘Ample room’ for more gold gains as hedge funds late to the party, adviser says

As gold surpasses $2,000 an ounce, one important part of the market has been left behind.

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Trump Today

A daily update on key presidential actions by President Trump

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Trump says U.S. government should get a cut of any deal for Chinese-owned TikTok

President Donald Trump on Monday suggests the U.S. government should get part of the proceeds of any sale of Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, as he also signs an executive order that aims to prevent federal agencies...

by Victor Reklaitis
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Could Trump delay the election? No — but Congress could

President Donald Trump tweeted a suggestion to delay the November election, repeating an allegation that more mail-in voting will result in fraud. Delay the election? Could he do that? No. Not by himself.

by Robert Schroeder
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‘We have polls that show me leading in almost every swing state,’ Trump says

President Donald Trump on Monday sounds upbeat about the state of his re-election campaign, as he talked up his team’s internal polls and dismissed surveys that put Democratic challenger Joe Biden ahead of him.

by Victor Reklaitis
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Pharma stocks fall as Trump targets drug prices with executive orders

As President Donald Trump on Friday afternoon says he’s signing four executive orders aiming to lower drug prices, pharmaceutical companies’ shares close with losses.

by Victor Reklaitis

Trump to resume coronavirus briefings as more Americans disapprove of how he’s handled pandemic

President Trump says Monday he’s resuming regular coronavirus briefings, bringing them back as cases spike and more Americans disapprove of his handling of the pandemic

by Robert Schroeder

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Rex Nutting

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The government kept the economy afloat in the second quarter, so why are Republicans in a rush to pull the support away right before the election?

Government relief checks are the only thing that’s kept tens millions of families from starving or from losing their 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes. Why wouldn’t Republicans want to continue that support through the election?